Record canola yield on NSW property

A canola crop has yielded more than 7t/ha in NSW.

24 FEB 2021

Agronomy

Record canola yield on NSW property
Record canola yield on NSW property
Record canola yield on NSW property
Record canola yield on NSW property

AFSA board refutes fertiliser 'hysteria' claims

Grain growers should not be concerned of rumours about fertiliser supply shortages, AFSA says.

19 FEB 2021

Agronomy

AFSA board refutes fertiliser
AFSA board refutes fertiliser
AFSA board refutes fertiliser

Government commits $13 million to pest and weed control

A range of projects will look at better control of some of Australia's worst animal and weed pests.

17 FEB 2021

Agronomy

Government commits $13 million to pest and weed control
Government commits $13 million to pest and weed control

WA records 'exceptional' harvest in tight year

More than 16.5 million tonnes of grain were grown in WA in 2020.

15 FEB 2021

Agronomy

WA records

Project investigates insecticide resistance for redlegged earth mite

Redlegged earth mites are the focus of a new research project being led by Cesar Australia.

15 FEB 2021

Agronomy

Project investigates insecticide resistance for redlegged earth mite
Project investigates insecticide resistance for redlegged earth mite

Herbicide resistance gene identified

Researchers have identified a gene in annual ryegrass responsible for its herbicide resistance.

10 FEB 2021

Agronomy

Herbicide resistance gene identified
Herbicide resistance gene identified

Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks

Grain growers are being asked to think about disease risks in crops prior to sowing.

03 FEB 2021

Soils

Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks
Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks
Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks
Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks

Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion

Dry and windy conditions can make grain growing land susceptible to wind erosion.

22 JAN 2021

Soils

Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion
Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion
Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion

CSIRO updates carbon tool

CSIRO has updated its LOOC-C farm carbon assessment tool.

09 DEC 2020

Soils

CSIRO updates carbon tool

Soil research backed by peak grain body

The GRDC is backing new research on calcareous soils.

23 SEP 2020

Soils

Soil research backed by peak grain body
Soil research backed by peak grain body

Micro-nutrient cropping trial under way using recycled batteries

Zinc and manganese from recycled batteries are being used in a cropping trial in WA.

07 SEP 2020

Soils

Micro-nutrient cropping trial under way using recycled batteries
Micro-nutrient cropping trial under way using recycled batteries

Free guide to help with soil skills

A new guide to soil science in WA is free to download.

17 JUL 2020

Soils

Free guide to help with soil skills
Free guide to help with soil skills

Glyphosate-resistant capeweed detected in WA

Glyphosate-resistant capeweed has been reported in the Albany port zone, WA.

17 FEB 2021

Weeds

Glyphosate-resistant capeweed detected in WA
Glyphosate-resistant capeweed detected in WA
Glyphosate-resistant capeweed detected in WA
Glyphosate-resistant capeweed detected in WA

Sentry herbicide registered for use in imi tolerant oats

A new herbicide from Nufarm is suitable for use in imi tolerant oat crops.

10 FEB 2021

Weeds

Sentry herbicide registered for use in imi tolerant oats
Sentry herbicide registered for use in imi tolerant oats
Sentry herbicide registered for use in imi tolerant oats

Change coming for herbicide mode of action classification

Industry groups are changing the mode of action classification for herbicides in Australia.

05 FEB 2021

Weeds

Change coming for herbicide mode of action classification
Change coming for herbicide mode of action classification

Resistance warning for some tank mixes

New research shows that mixing glyphosate and 2,4-D can result in resistance occurring.

01 FEB 2021

Weeds

Resistance warning for some tank mixes

Mungbeans could help weed control methods

Mungbeans could be part of a tactical approach to control feathertop Rhodes grass.

15 JAN 2021

Weeds

Mungbeans could help weed control methods
Mungbeans could help weed control methods

Major herbicide research collaboration to enter new phase

The Herbicide Innovation Partnership is to be extended for another four years.

17 DEC 2020

Weeds

Major herbicide research collaboration to enter new phase
Major herbicide research collaboration to enter new phase

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Fumigation is important for pest control this summer

Growers urged to check stored grains for pests.

08 FEB 2021

Grain Storage

Fumigation is important for pest control this summer
Fumigation is important for pest control this summer
Fumigation is important for pest control this summer
Fumigation is important for pest control this summer

Managing high moisture grain at harvest

Moist grain is a challenge at harvest but it can be managed.

18 NOV 2020

Grain Storage

Managing high moisture grain at harvest
Managing high moisture grain at harvest
Managing high moisture grain at harvest

Weevils needed to measure phosphine resistance

Victorian grain growers are being asked to help with an insect pest project.

09 JUL 2020

Grain Storage

Weevils needed to measure phosphine resistance

Silo art taking shape at Colbinabbin

A silo art project is in progress at Colbinabbin, Victoria.

09 MAR 2020

Grain Storage

Silo art taking shape at Colbinabbin
Silo art taking shape at Colbinabbin

Gassed-up dispenser released

Allied Grain Systems has a new phosphine dispenser.

31 JAN 2020

Grain Storage

Gassed-up dispenser released
Gassed-up dispenser released

New grain storage handling facilities for South Australia

A new bulk grain handling facility in South Australia is set to open at Port Pirie.

18 SEP 2019

Grain Storage

New grain storage handling facilities for South Australia
New grain storage handling facilities for South Australia